The publisher of The New Experience Newspaper, Prince Benson Davies has been announced as the chairman planning committee of Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) trans-Border summit slated for May 14, 2020.
In statement issued by the President/Executive Director of JIFORM, Ajibola Abayomi, in Lagos, he said: “The summit with the theme: Migrant, Border Management and Trade Facilitation is to attract participants from the Nigeria Customs Service, Nigeria Immigration Service, The Nigerian Police force and other security agencies with a view to strengthen the synergy between government, stakeholders and media sector on migration issues.
“We cannot ignore the potentials involved in border activities as it relates to migration. There are lots to study and understand regarding both human and drug trafficking as well as border management as journalists covering migration.
“The 21st century migration reporting goes beyond mere lip service-reporting of human trafficking and irregular migration across the desert and the Mediterranean sea. Its include the economic dynamics and how all these activities are coordinated through most especially the land borders. “
Also named as members of the committee are Pastor Edomi Ovie, the publisher /CEO of South South International Magazine, Bukola Adetiloye of News Agency of Nigeria, Saint Augustine, the Publisher of primetime reporters online, Tunde Umar, the publisher of Mega Splash International Magazine and David Oladimeji of West Africa Business, newspaper.